Visiting Professor

Visiting faculty may be appointed to Graduate Departments in accordance with the policies of the School of Graduate Studies.

More details regarding visiting professor academic appointments can be found on the University of Toronto Provost’s website: Visiting faculty 


The appointment will be for no more than one year. Appointments for longer than one year require the approval of the Vice-President and Provost.

Required Documents

  • Support from an IHPME Program Director (by completing the Program Director Letter of Support Form)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of contribution – your letter of contribution to IHPME should include your request for an IHPME appointment and outline your proposed contributions identified with a relevant Program Director.
  • Letter of support from your home university director


Please address letters to:

Audrey Laporte, PhD
Professor and Director
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
155 College Street, Suite 425
Toronto, ON M5T 3M7

Application Process

  1. Submit the application package using the IHPME online application. This is a unique URL that will expire the first of every month of the appointments review. Please contact for the unique URL. 
  2. The application will be reviewed by the IHPME Academic Appointments and Promotions Committee (A&P). 
  3. Once approved, the application will be submitted to the Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health for further approval.
  4. Once approved by the Dean, the application and passport information will be submitted to the Provost Immigration Office to apply for the employer declaration.
  5. Appointments Assistant will share the immigration paperwork with you to apply for a work permit, which you will receive upon entry to Canada.


IHPME A&P Meeting DateApplication Deadline
June 19, 2024Jun 1, 2024
October 16, 2024Oct 1, 2024
December 18, 2024Dec 1, 2024

Final Steps

  1. Appointment letter & other required documents – You will receive your appointment letter as well as an HR form, and a faculty web profile template. Your appointment commences upon receipt of the signed letter. 
  2. Onboarding – Upon receipt of the signed letter and completed forms, the final steps to integrate at IHPME are as follows:
    • UTORid – You will receive a welcome letter with your UTORid which is key to online services at UofT, including: UofT email, campus wireless, library access, and others.

Get in Contact

Academic Appointments Assistant

Precious Canlas
Email Address: ihpme.appointments@​

Coordinates faculty appointments (status and adjunct) and onboarding of visiting professors, sessional lecturers, teaching assistants and postdoctoral fellows.